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AOL boss: “Sandy was great for our sites”

If you're wondering, AOL's Tim Armstrong seems to have found the missing silver lining to last week's Hurricane Sandy: AOL traffic went up dramatically in the wake of the storm hitting the East Coast, he announced today.

Huffington Post launches two new co-branded sections with Oprah and TED

The Huffington Post is on the move again, adding two new high-profile sections in the last two days thanks to new partnerships with TED and Oprah Winfrey.
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HuffPost Live lets anyone be a news pundit

AOL's Huffington Post hasdebuted the next generation of Web news with HuffPost Live, a streaming news network that invites live audience contributions.
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Want to appear on HuffPo? Get your audition tapes ready

The Huffington Post is preparing to launch a new streaming video service that'll summarize the most exciting parts of the existing HuffPo empire and serve it up with a smile... but it needs your help in order to make it happen.

Web legitimacy levels up, as AOL’s Huffington Post snags a Pulitzer Prize

Love it or hate it, the Huffington Post's Pulitzer Prize proves the Web and all its ridiculousness isn't quite as dumb as it used to be.

AOL posts loss in Q3 despite ad sales jump

AOL posted its smallest loss in revenue in five years thanks to continued ad sales growth.

AOL website hit by hacker

A minor hack of AOL's Postmaster website has already been fixed, but it adds another negative light on a company that is already on hard times.

ACSI: Facebook’s consumer satisfaction still lowest in social media

The American Consumer Satisfaction E-Business Report is out for 2011 - and Facebook is still holding down the bottom of the social media category.

AOL launches Huffington Post in the UK

AOL has launched the Huffington Post in the United Kingdom, entering its first market outside North America.

AOL restructures again, now focusing on ‘power brands’

AOL continues to tinker with content production and management, this time swinging the spotlight to properties like the Huffington Post.

Facebook’s ‘Project Spartan’: A covert, web-based rival to Apple’s App Store

Watch your back, Apple. Facebook is said to be preparing an HTML5-based web app store capable of bypassing the App Store on iOS.
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Insiders bash Patch’s business structure; did AOL over-invest?

AOL has been gung-ho about its hyper-local news network, Patch. But staff complaints and lack of revenue don't speak well of the platform's potential.